Tag Archives: Sleeper Trucks
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Freightliner Unveils 60-Inch Raised Roof Configuration for New Cascadia

Freightliner’s new Cascadia® will now be offered in a 60-inch raised roof sleeper model in both 116- and 126-inch BBC platforms – adding to the number of configurations available for the groundbreaking truck model. “Driver experience is a key part of our Real Cost of Ownership proposition, and this is another solution the new Cascadia […]

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Peterbilt Expands Sleeper Heater Availability

Peterbilt announced its factory-installed, no-idle fuel-fired heater is now available for Model 579s and 567s equipped with 44-inch sleepers. With this addition, the system can be spec’d with the full range of Peterbilt sleepers: 44-, 58-, 72- and 80-inch. According to Peterbilt, the self-contained system requires no plug-in energy sources and is complemented by a […]

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Kenworth Donates T680 76-inch Sleeper For “Transition Trucking: Driving for Excellence” Award

To Recognize Top Rookie Veteran Serving as Commercial Truck Driver The search continues as Kenworth, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Hiring our Heroes Program and FASTPORT work together to find America’s top rookie military veteran who has made the transition from active duty to driving for a commercial fleet. Kenworth will provide the Kenworth […]

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Kenworth Offers $1,000 Savings To OOIDA Members on Qualifying New Sleeper Truck Purchases

KIRKLAND, Wash. – Kenworth and the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) have again teamed up for the 14th year in a row to provide a $1,000 savings to OOIDA members on qualifying purchases of new Kenworth sleeper trucks during 2016. Featured eligible Kenworth trucks are the Kenworth T680 or T880 with a 52-inch or 76-inch […]

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Kenworth Truck Company News Release Kenworth 40 – inch Sleeper For T680 and T880 Launches Next Week

The new Kenworth 40-inch sleeper for the Kenworth T880 and Kenworth T680 will enter production next week. Regional bulk haulers that prefer to operate a highly fuel-efficient and lighter weight truck with a compact, yet comfortable sleeping environment for optimum driver comfort, will find the Kenworth T680 equipped with the 40-inch sleeper a good fit […]

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Volvo Trucks Boosts Driver Comfort, Productivity with New Battery-Powered Parking Cooler Option

  Volvo Trucks North America today introduced a battery-powered parking cooler as a factory-installed option for its VNM 630, VNL 630, VNL 670, VNL 730 and VNL 780 sleeper models. The battery-powered parking cooler allows drivers to keep the cab and sleeper comfortable without idling the engine, providing the most environmentally friendly and efficient solution […]

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Peterbilt’s New 58-Inch Sleeper Now in Production

Peterbilt’s lightweight, full-featured 58-inch sleeper is now in production for the company’s flagship aerodynamic Model 579 and vocational Model 567. Available in low- and mid-roof configurations, the new sleeper can reduce weight by up to 100 pounds. “Peterbilt’s 58-inch sleeper is ideal for short- and regional-haul operations where less weight and a shorter wheelbase are […]

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New Kenworth 76-inch Mid-Roof Sleeper For T680 and T880 Now in Production

Kenworth Truck Company announced that its new 76-inch mid-roof sleeper for the Kenworth T680 and T880 is in production. The 76-inch mid-roof sleeper is optimized for bulk tank, flatbed and other truck operators who prefer a lower roof, aerodynamic, light weight truck that has the comforts of Kenworth’s 76-inch high-roof sleeper for driver retention and […]

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New Kenworth 76-inch Mid-Roof Sleeper Available for Order

The new Kenworth 76-inch mid-roof sleeper is now available for order with the company’s award-winning Kenworth T680 and T880. Kenworth T680 76-inch Mid-Roof Sleeper Introduced at the 2015 Mid-America Trucking Show, Kenworth’s 76-inch mid-roof sleeper is optimized for liquid bulk tankers, flatbed haulers and other truck operators that prefer a lighter weight, more aerodynamic truck […]

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Kenworth Launches 76-inch Mid-Roof Sleeper

Kenworth announced the introduction of a new 76-inch mid-roof sleeper for the Kenworth T680 and T880 at the Mid-America Trucking Show. Full production is expected to start in the fall. “The Kenworth 76-inch mid-roof sleeper is optimized for liquid bulk tankers, flatbed haulers and other operators looking for a lighter weight, more aerodynamic truck with […]

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Kenworth Offers Lightweight Configuration for T680 52-Inch Mid-Roof Sleeper

Operating a lightweight vehicle is a ‘must-have’ for many over-the-road operators in the trucking industry, especially in LTL and regional haul applications. To address that need, Kenworth Truck Company announces the availability of a lightweight configuration for the Kenworth T680 52-inch mid-roof sleeper. Kenworth T680 52-inch Mid-Roof Sleeper Lighweight Configuration “We exhibited a lightweight spec’d […]

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Kenworth T680 52-inch Mid-Roof Sleeper Available with Optional Upper Bunk and Aerodynamic Roof Fairing

Kenworth has enhanced its 52-inch mid-roof sleeper offering with the addition of an optional upper bunk and aerodynamic roof fairing for the Kenworth T680. The optional, 28-inch wide, comfortable foam upper bunk is now available with the Kenworth T680 52-inch sleeper for regional haul applications that require a second sleeper berth. The upper bunk is […]

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